Donal O'Neill (decd)

Research Fellow

National University of Ireland, Maynooth

We are deeply sorry that Donal O’Neill, Professor of Economics at NUI Maynooth, passed away on October 10, 2023.

He obtained his Ph.D from the University of Iowa in 1993. He published articles examining the impact of labour market reform on unemployment, the determinants of inequality across countries, the gender and racial wage gap and the modelling and measurement of intergenerational mobility. His research has been published in the the American Statistician, the European Journal of Health Economics, Economica, Economic Journal, Economics of Education Review, Economics and Human Biology, IZA journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Economic Inequality, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Labour Economics, Oxford Economic Papers and the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. He was also involved in numerous research projects for government departments in Ireland and served as the labour market expert on the inaugural Low Pay Commission of Ireland from 2015-2018.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in June 2007.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 13298
Kashif Mansoor, Donal O'Neill
published in: World Development, 2021, 147, 105653
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12459
published in: Oxford Review of Education, 2022, 48 (6), 804 - 826
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9580
Niamh Holton, Donal O'Neill
published in: Economic and Social Review, 2017, 48 (1):1-26
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8601
published in: Economics Letters, 2015, 136, 175-178
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7893
published in: Economics and Human Biology, 2015, 17, 116-128.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7288
published as 'Bounding Obesity Rates in the Presence of Self-Reporting Errors' in; Empirical Economics, 2016, 50, 857-871
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7008
published in: IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2013, 2:3
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